CICW has awarded Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants for over 20 years to teacher-scholars and worshiping communities in 45+ states and provinces and across 40+ denominations and traditions—including Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, non-denominational, and other Protestant communities.
While worship styles and practices vary greatly across these traditions, the grant projects typically explore at least one of CICW’s ten core convictions related to worship. Explore the hundreds of projects we’ve funded across both streams of the program.
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The Tapestry Mundy Park
Coquitlam, British Columbia | 2024
To cultivate and nurture intergenerational discipleship through creative arts and songwriting workshops that will result in artwork in the sanctuary and original songs that tell the redemptive story from Genesis to Revelation.
Church Music Ministry of Canada
Coquitlam, British Columbia | 2023
To encourage and equip choir members as worship leaders, not performers, by creating a network for choirs in Vancouver’s Chinese churches that will commission hymn anthems, share resources, and prepare choir members to strengthen the corporate ministry of congregational singing.
Church Music Ministry of Canada, 2021
Coquitlam, British Columbia | 2021
To engage in hymn singing in worship that facilitates the participation of worshipers of multiple abilities, generations, and languages.
Vancouver Christian School
Vancouver, British Columbia | 2019
To develop spiritual habits in students in the context of worship in order to promote a sense of belonging, to deepen transformation, to encourage genuine fellowship, and to tell stories of transformation through the development of Christ-like patterns of living.
Brentwood Presbyterian Church
Burnaby, British Columbia | 2018
To deepen worshipers’ understanding of the triune God by engaging in and reflecting on the dynamism of jazz music in Christian liturgy.
Church Music Ministry of Canada
Coquitlam, British Columbia | 2018
To facilitate intergenerational faith formation in worship by creating spaces for learning and collaboration between pastors and lay leaders in ethnically and denominationally diverse congregations.
Langley Christian School
Langley, British Columbia | 2018
To cultivate deep hospitality that allows students from diverse backgrounds to feel at home and be formed in worship by a common vocabulary and common values around spiritual formation and chapel services.
Carey Theological College
Vancouver, British Columbia | 2017
To unite persons of different generations in multilingual Chinese-Canadian churches by fostering collaboration between pastors and worship leaders and by strengthening intergenerational engagement with the Psalms.
Carver Christian High School
Burnaby, British Columbia | 2017
To equip youth to reflect on contextual needs as they plan, lead, and evaluate worship.
Carey Theological College/Carey Institute
Vancouver, British Columbia | 2015
To help persons of different ages and abilities grow in faith through worship and to encourage collaboration between pastors and worship leaders through a series of learning events.